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What “Accident Benefits” am I entitled to After a Motor Vehicle Accident? by Patricia Santucci

As a motor vehicle accident victim, you, and certain relatives or dependants may be entitled to certain “accident benefits” from your own insurance company, regardless of who was at fault for the accident. These benefits are set out in the provincial Statutory Accident Benefits scheme, which is part of the legislation the Ontario Insurance Act. […]

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Free Holiday Events in Hamilton

5 Free Holiday Events to Attend in Hamilton by Patricia Santucci

1. Canadian Pacific Holiday Train This is a great event that supports the Hamilton Food Share. It takes place on Sunday, November 30, 2014 at Gage Park at Lawrence Road, from 7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. The Holiday Train is expected to arrive at 7:45 p.m. The CP Holiday Train stops in Hamilton with a […]

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A Lawyer for the People by Patricia Santucci

In her own words, personal injury lawyer, Patricia Santucci explains why she’s dedicated her professional life to protecting the people, not the powerful. As a kid growing up in Hamilton, Ontario a.k.a. “Steeltown”, I often heard the familiar slogan for Dofasco on the radio: “Our product is steel, our strength is people”. It still resonates […]

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Why Does my Neck Hurt After a Minor Collision? by Patricia Santucci

Low Velocity Collisions Many of my clients are confused (and sometimes embarrassed) about being hurt in a low-velocity collision. In fact, these low speed impacts are the cause of many injuries that form the basis of many lawsuits. Injuries from a minor collision are often to the neck and are especially common if your vehicle […]

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Woman suffering disabling depression

Long Term Disability & Depression by Patricia Santucci

Let’s Talk About Depression With the recent suicide of Robin Williams, there has been a lot of talk about mental illness lately, and depression in particular. Many people have been grappling with the question of how a man who seemed so happy and funny on the surface could take his own life. A lot of […]

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